The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 200 172 133
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -39
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 46 92 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.96% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 2.88% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 65
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 1
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2902 3191 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.44% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1783 1449
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 134
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -14 15 £375 +3.44% 6
Hampshire -8 9 £300 -18.64% 18
Berkshire +1 7 £313 -21.87% 11
East Sussex -2 3 £468 +41.66% 1
Kent - 3 £325 - 9
Oxfordshire +4 2 £325 -4.41% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £1,000 +207.69% 7
Sussex 0 1 £225 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (67.01%) C#
3 62 (63.92%) SQL
4 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
5 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
6 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
7 30 (30.93%) XML
8 28 (28.87%) Windows
9 27 (27.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (26.80%) HTML
10 26 (26.80%) MVC
11 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
11 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
12 23 (23.71%) CSS
13 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
15 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
15 17 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
18 14 (14.43%) jQuery
19 13 (13.40%) Ajax
19 13 (13.40%) XAML
19 13 (13.40%) Finance
19 13 (13.40%) Web Services
20 12 (12.37%) C++
20 12 (12.37%) VB
20 12 (12.37%) Oracle
20 12 (12.37%) JSON

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.09%) JBoss
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SmartPlant
2 1 (1.03%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) ATM
2 4 (4.12%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (4.12%) MS Access
10 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.09%) DTS
11 3 (3.09%) MySQL
11 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.06%) Big Data
12 2 (2.06%) Datazen
12 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.03%) Power BI
13 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (15.46%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.34%) Subversion
4 7 (7.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.03%) XMLUnit
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Law
2 3 (3.09%) Legal
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (76.29%) Developer
2 36 (37.11%) .NET Developer
3 25 (25.77%) VB.NET Developer
4 17 (17.53%) C# Developer
5 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (14.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.31%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 10 (10.31%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (10.31%) SQL Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (7.22%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (7.22%) XML Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) XAML Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Programmer
13 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (44.33%) ASP.NET
3 30 (30.93%) XML
4 26 (26.80%) HTML
5 23 (23.71%) CSS
6 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
7 14 (14.43%) jQuery
8 13 (13.40%) Ajax
8 13 (13.40%) Web Services
9 12 (12.37%) JSON
10 9 (9.28%) WinForms
11 7 (7.22%) Entity Framework
11 7 (7.22%) WPF
12 6 (6.19%) Motif
12 6 (6.19%) Qt
12 6 (6.19%) WCF
13 5 (5.15%) ADO.NET
13 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (5.15%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (5.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.06%) Life Science
5 1 (1.03%) AS400
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) iSeries
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) MVC
2 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.34%) MVVM
4 9 (9.28%) SDLC
4 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.19%) Scrum
6 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.15%) OO
7 5 (5.15%) Workflow
8 4 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.09%) Case Management
9 3 (3.09%) Kanban
9 3 (3.09%) Server Building
9 3 (3.09%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) C#
2 62 (63.92%) SQL
3 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.40%) XAML
5 12 (12.37%) C++
5 12 (12.37%) VB
6 11 (11.34%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.28%) Java
7 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.25%) VBScript
9 7 (7.22%) VBA
10 5 (5.15%) PHP
11 4 (4.12%) C
11 4 (4.12%) VB6
12 2 (2.06%) Python
12 2 (2.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.03%) Perl
13 1 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
1 24 (24.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) ISEB
3 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.09%) MCSD
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) HP
4 3 (3.09%) SAP
5 2 (2.06%) Intergraph
5 2 (2.06%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Telerik
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago